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How Should a Person Live?

How Should a Person Live?

Two concepts, a subterranean abode by Paul Coudamy and a fantastic folly by Didier Faustino, offer new answers.

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March 19, 2014

Section: Curiosity

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The High Line Effect

The High Line Effect

New York’s park in the sky has inspired similar schemes to bring public space back to the public, even if it means – as in the case of Thomas Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge concept for London – conjuring it out of thin air.

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February 27, 2014

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Hermit in the City

Hermit in the City

The macro message behind Aki Inomata’s microcosms.

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December 30, 2013

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A Digital Culture Lab in an Old Sawmill

A Digital Culture Lab in an Old Sawmill

In Madrid, Langarita Navarro Arquitectos have inserted a colour-morphing volume – which they call “The Thing” – into a 1920s building to create a new creative hub.

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December 30, 2013

Section: Interiors

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The Fantastic FRAC Centre in France

The Fantastic FRAC Centre in France

Resembling a metal eruption amid a quartet of 18th-century buildings, Jakob + Macfarlane’s entrance pavilion is the main attraction at this refurbished architectural museum in Orléans.

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December 30, 2013

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Detroit’s Revved-Up Design Scene

Detroit’s Revved-Up Design Scene

Shinola, a leather accessory brand, leads the pack of start-ups setting up shop in the Motor City.

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December 2, 2013

Section: Interiors

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10 Mayors Making a Difference

10 Mayors Making a Difference

While Toronto’s mayor continues to spiral out of control, Azure’s editors name the top 10 leaders who are changing their cities, for the better.

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November 14, 2013

Section: Curiosity

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2013 AZ Awards of Merit: Landscape Architecture

2013 AZ Awards of Merit: Landscape Architecture

Troost Bridge, in Kansas City, Missouri; and Hariri Memorial Garden, in Beirut.

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September 10, 2013

Section: Architecture

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2013 AZ Award Winner: Best Architecture < 1,000 Square Metres

2013 AZ Award Winner: Best Architecture < 1,000 Square Metres

What the jury said: “A city starts with the quality of its public realm, and this is a brilliant example of how great city building can animate streets. The vitrines are a terrific way, too, of leveraging Montreal’s love for cafés.” – Shirley Blumberg, KPMB Architects

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August 19, 2013

Section: Architecture

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Objet d’Art

Objet d’Art

The Cleveland MOCA finally gets its first permanent home – inside a dramatic, jewel-like box.

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August 12, 2013

Section: Architecture

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